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of political constraints that he faced just 12 months ago. >> reporter: white house officials tell cnn that tonight's address will bookend the president's inaugural speech last month when he laid out aggressive themes on gun control and immigration and mentioned some unexpected subjects. >> some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires and crippling drought, and more powerful storms. our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. >> reporter: while president obama is expected to aur more specifics on some of the issues, white house officials say the overall focus tonight will be the economy and adding jobs for the middle class. that topic got surprisingly little attention in the inaugural address. >> he hasn't given us an idea whether there is a sigs can't agenda that he wants to pursue/design to try to accelerate economic growth and economic recovery. that's been the big missing piece all the way through last year and we'll see whether it's filled in in the
today at cnn, a secret american drone base somewhere in saudi arabia, now this is according, these are reports from two major newspapers today, saying that this u.s. launches these drone attacks against al qaeda targets from that particular base. i want to bring in two folks here at the pentagon chris lawrence also michael holmes from cnn international. chris, it's not a total surprise that this was there in saudi arabia, but certainly it was not something that they officially wanted to reveal. why are they doing it now? >> that's the big question, suzanne, why did this come out? we reported two years ago from our sources u.s. officials were telling us the cia was building an airstrip in the a arabian peninsula. it was hinted it would possibly be in saudi arabia. but we never had any sort of agreement to withhold that. we simply reported it was being built in the arabian peninsula. others entered an agreement with the white house to hold back the exact location. why that is coming out now? that's what we are trying to figure out. it's certainly extremely provocative. you cou
. max foster, cnn, london. >> want to bring in richard quest from london, not to be confused with richard iii. richard, why is everybody fascinated about the story? like the twitter verse is blowing up over this thing. some people think, maybe he was unfairly painted as this vilen and hundreds and hundreds of years later they want to rehabilitate his image. >> and it is everywhere. just look, the newspapers, all have the story in the uk. bent spine, slashed skull and dna. everybody's got it. and you want to know why, because it's the thought of mystery. for half a millennium we wondered, not only what happened to him, although it was known he died at the battle of bosworth, but how did they die. where was he buried. he was he the evil king of shakespeare? remember, we all read this, richard iii, a horse, a horse, my kingdom, for a horse. it's everywhere. and it's that element of mystery that's now being uncovered. >> why do people care so much about this? he really was, like pretty evil dude killing people but -- >> no. >> a lot of people did that, right? that was part of the
to get up. >> reporter: michelle turner, cnn, hollywood. >> ben affleck. thanks for watching, everyone. "around the world" is next. >>> i'm suzanne malveaux. >> i'm michael holmes. >> welcome to "around the world," we begin in vatican city. pope benedict xvi's final days in power filling up with a scandal. >> the top cardinal just resigned after four priests accused him of inappropriate acts. and the vatican in damage control mode after reports of network of gay priests at the vatican blackmailed by prostitutes. >>> fidel castro sworn in and announces this is his last go-round. he says he plans to retire in 2018, most likely to put an end of rule by castros. >>> and south africa, another pistorius facing charges in a woman's death, carl pistorius, the older brother of oscar pistorius, charged with culpable homicide after he was involved in a car axe deputy two years ago. >> they say carl pistorius was driving recklessly. he was to go to trial last week but that's been pushed back to the end of march because of the murder charges against his brother. >>> back to vatican city. where alle
and a survivor. ailelina cho, cnn, new york. >>> again, the face starts tonight on oxygen network at 9:00 eastern. you can watch alina's special here on cnn. valentine's day a couple of days away. we have a challenge for you. send us a valentine video for someone you love. use vine, twitter's new video sharing application. post your video by 2:00 p.m. eastern tomorrow. use the hash tag cnn valentine and on valentine's day we'll show the best videos on cnn and on our website as well. here is an example of one of them. "cnn newsroom" continues with brooke baldwin. >>> 4,000 people are stuck. right now, on a cruise ship, with sewage running down the walls, toilets broken. fistfights over food. you'll hear from one of the passengers. i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. a dad is charged with murder for allegedly killing the drunk driver who ran over his two young sons. we're on the case. >>> plus, north korea rattles the world by launching a nuclear test. i'll tell you when america should be worried. >>> and -- >> the president of the united states! >> -- inside the most bizarre moments from past sta
eastern tomorrow. use the hash tag cnn valentine and on valentine's day we'll show the best videos on cnn and on our website as well. here is an example of one of them. "cnn newsroom" continues with brooke baldwin. >>> 4,000 people are stuck. right now, on a cruise ship, with sewage running down the walls, toilets broken. fistfights over food. you'll hear from one of the passengers. i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. a dad is charged with murder for allegedly killing the drunk driver who ran over his two young sons. we're on the case. >>> plus, north korea rattles the world by launching a nuclear test. i'll tell you when america should be worried. >>> and -- >> the president of the united states! >> -- inside the most bizarre moments from past state of the union addresses. my tv crush john berman joins me live. wait until you see what he found. >>> hi, everyone. i'm brooke baldwin. want to begin with the hottest stories in a flash. we call it rapid fire. roll it. a carnival cruise ship that broke down at sea, now on its way to mobile, alabama. folks on board say the ship, food an
of that this afternoon. in a statement to cnn, the nfl said quote, there were some fluctuations in the frequency of the power supply but not in the amount of the power supplied to the building. this again referring to the period of the rehearsals that beyonce was having in the week leading up to the super bowl. the league said there were no mass power outages during the rehearsals. they also said it was because of those power issues during the rehearsal that they decided to have beyonce's team use a completely different power supply from the superdome's grid for the actual halftime show itself. now, we also caught up with doug thornton of the smg group, group that manages the superdome. here's what he had to say about beyonce's rehearsals. >> yes, we had a couple fuses blown, there were a couple circuits that were overloaded, but it had nothing to do with this power outage. it's totally unrelated. >> reporter: thornton says that that sometimes happens when you've got outside show producers coming in who are not familiar with the circuitry of the building. we contacted beyonce's representatives.
? >> reporter: just don't say -- >> adios. >> reporter: jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> don't ever do that. >> "outfront" starts right now. >>> "outfront" next groundhog day. no, not february 2nd but the version created by our wonderful leaders in washington, who are kicking the can down the road again. how long before that can is too big to kick? >>> developing story tonight. the answer to whether beyonce's halftime show was responsible for the blackout. finally an answer. >>> and a 5-year-old boy who was hold hostage in an underground bunker for six days. his mother speaks out for the first time today. let's go "outfront." >>> good evening to all of you. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, february 5th, the new groundhog day. >> if they can't get a bigger package done by the time the sequester is scheduled to go into effect, then i believe that they should at least pass a smaller package of spending cuts and tax reforms. >> a smaller package. because you can't get a deal done in time? so of course, it's not the first time washington has kicked the can down the road. we know that. remem
to appreciation of some other kind of long-range baskets. cnn's mary snow is joining us. this is a story. it's hard to believe, mary. it's almost amazing that of all people in the united states, the first person that the north korean leader wants to meet with is dennis rodman. >> it almost seemed like a fake story when you first heard about it and it's hard to imagine getting more bizarre than this. dennis rodman arrived earlier this week to film a documentary. today came a surprising bond with kim jong-un. it's such a strange pair, a truly odd couple. basketball star dennis rodman and north korean dictator kim jong-un chumming it up court side in pyongyang. he told his new buddy, he now has a friend for life. they watched the harlem globetrotters play basketball. >> the tag line for the show is the absurdity of the modern condition. if anything shows the absurdity of the modern condition, it's this. >> shane smith is the show's producer. he sent rodman and the globetrotters to north korea. its was not sure they would have an audience with a feared leader. they not only met with him but dine
tonight. watch the state of the union address right here on cnn. complete coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. eastern. state of the union, of course, a hot ticket in washington, d.c. who made the short list to get a chance to sit in the first lady's pocket. clint romesha, the army staff sergeant that received the medal of honor for bravery on the battlefield. we'll talk more about him and the ceo of apple, tim cook. before the state of the union, cook will address the apple investors conference in san francisco. the first lady will also host the parents of hidaya pendleton, she was gunned down days after she performed for the president's inauguration. chicago police have two suspects in custody. one 18-year-old michael ward. the other is 20-year-old kenneth williams. gang members. they told police the shooting of revenge for a gang attack last summer and the chicago honors student was not the intended target. ted rowlands live with more on this story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. superintendent gary mccarthy here in chicago said he called the parents of hidaya pendleto
good-bye to our viewers in the united states. but for everyone else here at cnn international, we'll continue on with our coverage of this breaking news story. let's go to matthew chance who is live in beijing. for more on this, it is the chinese new year holiday. the place is closed down, you can shoot a cannon down the main street of beijing and not hit anybody. when can we expect something to come out of the government there? >> it's very difficult to say. >> a war in the gop. between donald trump calling karl rove a total loser and the dualing responses to the state of the union tomorrow night, what's really going on in the gop? here's how rand paul, who's giving tomorrow's tea party response to the president puts it, with a touch of diplomacdip. >> there's a lot of energy that still comes from the tea party. while they consider themselves mostly to be republican, they occasionally will chastise even the republican establishment, they want an independent voice. >> chastise. that's a polite way of saying what's been happening lately. out front tonight, bob mcdonald. great to se
now "cnn newsroom." a highly decorated navy s.e.a.l., considered one of the military's best snipers. chris kyle was shot and killed along with a friend at a gun range near ft. worth, texas. susan candiotti is joining us live from new york. how exactly the shooting unfold. >> what a tragedy. the sheriff tells me chris kyle and chad were at a shooting. they all apparently knew each other. kyle is well known for helps vets transition into civilian life, some of them suffering from posttraumatic stress. they appear to be alone at the range yesterday afternoon when this happened and the sheriff says they don't yet know what was behind the shooting, what prompted it they rorved, listen to this, 25 to 30 weapons, including handguns and longons and ak 47s. they're still trying to sort out which one was the murder weapon. now, after the shooting police say the suspect took off in former s.e.a.l. chris kyle's pickup truck. the bodies were not discovered for almost a couple of hours, 911 was called and investigators eventually found the suspect at his home about 75 miles away. he allegedly too
obstacle to changing any of the nation's gun laws is the national rifle association. cnn crime and justice correspondent joe johns is joining us, taking a look at the money and influence at the nation's capitol. >> right, and wolf, money donated to canada is just one way to measure political influence in washington, like other areas, grass roots organizing. and with the battle hitting capitol hill this week, we took a look at the money the rifle association has been spending on canada and whether the organization is getting a big bang for its buck. turns out, at least through the last election cycle the answer was not so much. the nra took center stage on capitol hill and didn't give much ground. >> law abiding gun owners will not accept blame for the acts of violent or deranged criminals. nor do we believe that government should dictate what we can lawfully own and use to protect our families. >> reporter: it is the influence of wayne lapierre and the national rifle association that makes gun advocates like diane feinstein, to say it will be an uphill battle. >> they come after you, they
was the network's chief white house correspondent 2009 until 2012 and just last month, left to join cnn as the chief washington correspondent and anchor of an upcoming daily news show. his book, "the outpost: an untold story of american valor", is about a 2009 battle in afghanistan. one magazine described it as perhaps the best afghanistan but to date. please welcome to the savannah book festival, jake tapper. [applause] >> thank you so much. i know sergeant burchfield who is in the book and his family are here. anybody who is in the book over there, there she is, hello. he and his son and i believe everything is set. also, but he is a national guardsman. he was training afghan soldiers and gave his life trying to save an afghan soldier six years ago tomorrow. in any case, anybody who is here whose lives are chronicled in the book or lives of loved ones are chronicled in the book, it means so much when they do turn out much when they do turn out and come to visit us. please come over and introduce yourself after the event. i am not a likely person to have written the war book. i have co
that will be on that street tonight, they're not watch iing those either. >> "time" magazine cnn political analyst, mark halperin, and former chairman of the republican national committee and commentator for nbc news and news analysts for npr, cokie rockets. you're wearing purple. >> i am. i am wearing purple and gold and beads i left in the makeup room. i'll bring them later. >> i like the beads. >> being a good catholic from norms, you can talk about it. >> i speak pope. >> and your mom was ambassador to the vatican in the '90s. that ain't nothing. >> no. it was quite fabulous. we loved it. got to go to rome all the time. i got to meet the pope then john paul the 2nd. then what happened happened and my mother found herself representing bill clinton to the pope. >> how exciting for her. >> it was a challenge. >> i guess it was. >> e.j. this morning quotes somebody who says the most noted earnize i earnizing -- modernizing thing this pope did was to retire, get out of the way. could it be at this modern age a pope just can't afford to be seen frail and weakened in the 24/7 news cycle? are we moving beyo
an e-mail. this article -- that's cnn morning news. clint in houston, arkansas, on our oppose line. caller: that's actually houston, alaska. host: that's actually what it says on the screen at. caller: >> no problem. ussilla.t outside wasel we live in one of the highest cost of living areas. i strongly oppose raising the minimum wage, due to the fact that the local economy here will suffer. they will not be able to hire as many people with a higher minimum wage. but we are all welcome to our own personal perspective on that. that is my perspective. host: are you a small business owner? what kind of work do you do? caller: i work for a locally companydrainnd wateand company. i make more than minimum wage. it is due to my skill set that i have achieved through my career. people should learn more about than minimum wage if they prepare themselves and get educated threw their career. host: jack is on our support line. caller: i am so glad to see the uprt that you put comparing the other countries. i did read in one of the magazine's. they quoted australia's minimum wage. the authors sa
qaeda, unquote. one many explained to me over tea in the capital last month. another told cnn after a failed strike, quote, i would not be surprised if 100 tribesmen joined al qaeda as a result of the latest drone mistake, unquote. rather than promote the author of a failing strategy, we need a c.i.a. director who will halt the agency's creeping militarization and restore it to what it does best. i would say what it did best at one time. collecting human intelligence. it's an intelligence agency, not a lightweight version of joint special operations command. and until america wins the intelligence war, missiles will continue to hit the wrong targets, kill too many civilians, and drive young men into waiting arms of our enemies. without accurate on the ground intelligence, our policies will fail, george w. bush launched two major ground invasions, and mr. obama has tried several smaller wars, neither strategy has worked. in yemen, which has been the laboratory for mr. obama's shadow wars, aqap has more than tripled in size after three years of drone strikes. when the united states st
back to 1953 with president eisenhower. cnn live starting at 8:00 a.m. eastern on c-span 2. >> what i have discovered is that the absolute worst strategy to achieve happiness in life is to make that your primary goal. iif you make happiness what you're striving for, you will probably not achieve it. if you will end up being narcissistic, self involved, caring about your own pleasures and your own satisfactions and live as your paramount goal. happiness is best as a byproduct of other things. meaningful work and family, friends, good health, love, and care. we get happiness not by aiming directly for it but by throwing ourselves and to the right projects and fundamentally trying to have integrity and be a good person. >> bien "conscious capitalism," john mackey explored how capitalism can be lethal -- can lead to a better world. like us on facebook. outgoing defense secretary leon panetta talks about the automatic spending cuts known as the sequestration. the defense department's priorities and cyber attacks. he spoke to students. this is one hour and 10 minutes. [applause] >> thank yo
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